HASIM RAHMAN JR weighed in at 206.6lb despite his fight with Jake Paul being cancelled – and hit out at the YouTube star after.
Rahman called for a late-notice weigh in at the famous Gleason’s boxing gym in New York in a bid to prove he could make 205lb.
And after hitting the scales 1lb over, with SunSport in attendance, he said: “Stop being scared Jake.
“Stop being scared, look I’m right here at 206, clearly I could make 205. Give the people what they want.
“They wanna see us fight, they wanna see you in the ring with a real fighter, you’ve got a real fighter right here willing to make 205.
“Stop being scared and fight. It’s that simple.”
The son of heavyweight legend Hasim Sr was due to fight Paul this weekend at New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden.
But a weight disagreement between the two forced the entire Madison Square Garden pay-per-view to be scrapped.
Rahman, 31, signed to fight at the 14st 4lb cruiserweight limit of 200lb, despite being 16 stone in his last fight in April.
So the New York State Athletic Commission wanted to track his weight cut but later changed the fight weight to 205lb.
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Paul then spoke out to claim Rahman refused the change and would scale no less than 215lb, prompting the MSG card to be axed.
But Rahman denied the allegations and staged the private weigh in as a result.
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